The annual Nuclear Deterrence Summit

The annual Nuclear Deterrence Summit

gathers U.S. and international leaders, experts, and industry executives in the field of nuclear deterrence to discuss management of the nuclear complex, the security of the stockpile, arms control negotiations, and strategic policy.

Benefits of Attending

Congressional initiatives and more!

Gather information through conference sessions, such as deterrence outlook, modernization strategy, updates from the National Nuclear Security Agency labs, Congressional initiatives and more!


Network with colleagues and government officials. 40% are senior management executives (VP-level and higher) and 42% are government or military executives.

Join leaders

Join leaders for the most timely discussions on the United States’ role in arms control and nonproliferation, potential changes to U.S. nuclear posture, and the dynamic nature of this country’s relationship with international allies and adversaries.

Nuclear Deterrence Summit is a powerful relationship-building opportunity – giving you access to executives representing some of the world’s most influential organizations and government agencies working in the nuclear deterrence and nonproliferation arenas. It’s the premier event for nuclear deterrence decision-makers to network; get high-level strategic updates from high-profile and expert speakers who are moving the industry forward, and connect with one another to create business for 2019 and beyond.


Four Universities Earn NNSA Grants Aimed At Stockpile Stewardship, Nat’l Security Recruiting

Four universities will split more than $40 million in grant funding under a National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) program designed to bolster fundamental science applicable to nuclear weapons and encourage students to come to work in the nuclear security enterprise. This brings the total number of universities receiving funding through the NNSA Stewardship Science Academic Alliances […]


DNFSB Inspector For Pantex Jumps Ship for IAEA

One of two Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board resident inspectors at the Pantex nuclear weapons plant has left to join the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog, a board spokesperson said Thursday. “Ramsey Arnold left the Board on September 21,” the spokesperson wrote in an email. “He will be working for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). […]


NNSA Review of UPF Compounds Legal Violations, Environmental Groups Say

A September review by the Department of Energy compounded the agency’s alleged transgressions of federal environmental law stemming from a 2016 design change to a next-generation uranium plant under construction at the Oak Ridge Site in Tennessee, a band of environmental groups said this week in an amended federal lawsuit. The supplemental analysis DOE’s semiautonomous […]


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